If You're So Smart, Why aren't you happy?

If You're So Smart, Why aren't you happy?

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode undefined

  • Feb 23, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 29:20 mins

Raj Raghunathan, Ph.D., is an award-winning Professor of Marketing at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He studies the impact that people’s judgments and decisions have on their own happiness and fulfillment. Everyone knows success and happiness are linked right? The more successful you are in your career the happier you are. Right? Actually, the idea of career success at any cost is resulting in more and more people being dissatisfied with their life. Dr. Raghunathan discusses his book “If you’re so smart, why aren’t you happy?”

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The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America

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Rick Wartzman, in addition to being the author of The End of Loyalty, is director of the KH Moon Center for a Functioning Society at the Drucker Institute, a part of Claremont Graduate University. He also writes about the world of work for Fortune magazine online. Why is a job that offers affordable insurance plans, decent pay, good benefits, and a retirement plan so hard to find? In Rick Wartzman’s book The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America, he shows how big businesses once took responsibility for their worker’s benefits, pay, and job security, and how times have changed since then. Now college students entering the workforce can expect to find contract work, outsourcing, and should expect to retire at a much older age – if they can at all.

Rick Wartzman, in addition to being the author of The End of Loyalty, is director of the KH Moon Center for a Functioning Society at the Drucker Institute, a part of Claremont Graduate University. He also writes about the world of work for Fortune magazine online. Why is a job that offers affordable insurance plans, decent pay, good benefits, and a retirement plan so hard to find? In Rick Wartzman’s book The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America, he shows how big businesses once took responsibility for their worker’s benefits, pay, and job security, and how times have changed since then. Now college students entering the workforce can expect to find contract work, outsourcing, and should expect to retire at a much older age – if they can at all.